The sling and the ergo baby carrier were essential.
Nursing? Of course.
Wooden toys? No way was I having my little one suck on plastic.
I really wanted to get it right when I was a mom. I wanted to be always kind, calm and loving. I wanted to correct mistakes my parents made.
Of course I did.
But I had a big mis-perception. It caused a lot of struggle and suffering for me.Leave a comment
This journey of conscious mothering isn’t easy.
Most of us were raised in an authoritarian culture. This taught us:
However, living and parenting mindfully requires that we:
So, it’s not so easy.Leave a comment
Who is my unlikely yoga teacher & What is this new kind of yoga?
If you have practiced yoga with me in person or through video, you know that my style of teaching is different.
It’s not called Core-Strength vinyasa because we are working towards rock-hard abs.
Core-Strength means that each movement originates in the center of your body and with your breath.
When I discovered it, I went to a workshop given by a yoga rock star. I was skeptical.
I left totally blown away.Leave a comment
The real truth about yoga teachers (at least this one) is that we really need it.
You might be surprised to know that I’m not a naturally calm, zen person. In fact, along with a lot of great stuff, I inherited quite a temper from my parents and ancestors. I came to yoga and meditation because I really needed it.
And I still do.
Last week my 7-year old had a big emotional storm.Leave a comment
I had just had my favorite breakfast of bacon and fresh raspberry pancakes when I read this article in the Times Sunday.
Whoah …so cool!
I share a share a superpower with two greats: media mogul Arianna Huffington and basketball legend Kobe Bryant.